£1bn deal to end poor rural mobile coverage agreed

Ministers and mobile network operators are set to sign a £1 billion deal to make poor rural phone coverage a thing of the past.

Councils turn to AI to achieve £195 million savings

Councils across the country are expecting to save £195 million this year by introducing artificial intelligence technology techniques.

954 fax machines remain in use across public sector

At least 954 fax machines remain in use across local councils, police forces, universities and fire services.

Specialist cyber force to be launched

The National Cyber Force, which will target hostile states and terror groups, is due to be launched later in the spring.

Met boss blasts ’inaccurate’ facial recognition critics

Cressida Dick has again defended the use of facial recognition technology by the police, saying that critics of its use are ‘ill-informed’.

New Welsh digital public services centre

Finance Minister Rebecca Evans has announced that testing for a new digital public services centre will begin in Wales.

Consultation launched on private data and NHS activity

A consultation has been launched as part of the next phase of a programme to align private healthcare data with NHS recorded activity.

Local digital adult social care projects awarded £4.5m

A total of 16 organisations that provide and commission adult social care services are to receive a share of £4.5 million.

Manchester to trial early years technology

Parents and health professionals in Greater Manchester will be the first in the UK to use innovative technology.

Distrust biggest barrier for patients using the internet

New research has found that a lack of skills and a distrust of health information online are two of the biggest barriers for patients to use the in

UK’s cyber security sector worth £8.3 billion

A new report has revealed that the number of active cyber security firms in the UK has increased 44 per cent from 2017.

Scotland promises ambitious investment in broadband

The Scottish Government will go beyond its commitment to provide superfast broadband to all premises across Scotland.

£40 million to reduce NHS staff login times

The government will provide £40 million to transform slow login times, one of the main technology frustrations facing NHS staff.

Digital revolution urged for in the property sector

Esther McVey is announcing governmental plans to release data held by local bodies to enable the UK PropTech sector to thrive.

Virtual patients arrive at Norfolk & Norwich

Junior doctors at NNUH will be helped to hone their skills with the introduction of an innovative new teaching technology.

Better protection from hostile cyber attacks for businesses

British businesses and the public are set to be better protected from hostile cyber attacks and online threats.